Christian Indian Couple Harassed and Threatened for Distributing Gospel Tracts at Houses

Two Indian Christians, Leo Johnson and his wife Jenifa, were on September 15 intimidated and threatened in the residential area of Bombay Castle, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu state.

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports the couple had spent the day in the area distributing Christian tracts to homes.

As they were making their way back home was stopped and questioned by a man believed to be affiliated with the far-right Hindu nationalist group, Hindu Munani. The man called two other friends and they started harassing the couple, accusing them of compelling people in the neighborhood to convert.

Johnson told CSW: “We did not speak to people about Jesus. All my wife and I did was to distribute the tracts to homes. No one was forced to take the literature.”

Johnson said that despite explaining what they were doing, the three men threatened him and his wife by raising their fists and using abusive language. They warned the couple never to share tracts in the area, and that if they were seen again they would be attacked violently. Footage of the incident is available below (Starts at 2:17).

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SOURCE: Assist News